Needless to say, it’s obvious why Contagion has found its way back into the limelight now–even though it may be tough viewing for some during this crisis. But that limelight is being put to good use thanks to a collaboration between some of the stars in the film and scientists from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. … [Read more...] about Watch the stars of ‘Contagion’ give advice on how to keep yourself safe from COVID-19
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If you are facing a financial crunch due to the Coronavirus Disease’s (COVID-19) economic impact, you can now dip into your employees’ provident fund (EPF) corpus to survive the crisis. After Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement on March 26 permitting such withdrawals, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now operationalised the process for facilitating this withdrawal. It is termed ‘non-refundable advance’ in official parlance. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: How much can you withdraw from your EPF?
Before it attracted a wider readership through its pandemic coverage, Stat drew praise for its investigations of the marketing and prescribing of OxyContin; IBM’s efforts to harness artificial intelligence to cure cancer, which, Stat found, fell short of the hype; and how groupthink may have stymied an Alzheimer’s cure. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | The medical news site that saw the COVID-19 coming months ago